Walking the streets at night can be uncomfortably dangerous. In 2010, there were 32,885 motor vehicle deaths in the United States. Of those, roughly 13%, or 4,280, were pedestrians. Two-thirds of those pedestrian deaths occurred at nighttime. Along with darkness, drivers also have to deal with rain and other harsh weather conditions. Combined, all of these factors can be very dangerous for anyone taking a walk at night. As it happens, pedestrian deaths are on the rise since 2009.
1 Identify the child's talents, and discuss the opportunities he has to use them in productive ways. If you notice that the child you're mentoring is excellent with counting money, talk about how the child should consider a career in banking or running a business one day.
News: New 'Ghostbusters World' Gameplay Footage Revealed, Haunts Your Neighborhood in the Spirit of Pokémon GO
Location-based AR game Ghostbusters World is creeping closer to launch, and developer FourThirtyThree has released some new gameplay footage and a trailer to capture the interest of the living.
What's an LED Throwie? Watch this video and find out how to light up your neighborhood using colorful LED's and magnets! Yet another great idea for creating neighborhood art from Graffiti Research Lab.
You don't have to be a super hero to learn how to unlock the 'There Goes the Neighborhood' achievement for the Xbox 360 in Captain America: Super Solider. You just have to take a look at this Achievement Hunter video. Take a look!
In this tutorial, we learn how to draw a neighborhood using an imaginary box. First, draw a straight line and then the boxes should go around it. Continue to draw additional boxes around the line, then fill them in with the outline and further details. Draw in the roof, walls, windows, and doors. When you finish with the details, start to shade them in and then add in the street details. Make sure to give the ground some rough edges and also add in lights on the street. Add as many details as...
Watch this video to learn how to make an urban neighborhood drawing. Start by sketching the road splitting into two direction. Remember that as things are farther a way they are smaller in appearance. Put in some vegetation where you are not going to put building. Next sketch in the buildings. At first just put the outline of the buildings. Then add detail on the building such as windows and doors. Think at what point in the sky the sun is at and add shadows on the sides of the buildings acco...
Throwing a block party is a great way to meet your neighbours! Block parties are perfect for hot summer nights when no one wants to be stuck indoors. These parties are fun and easy to throw, even on a budget. Check out this video for information on how to throw a rockin' party for your neighborhood without spending much money.
Social networks like Facebook and Google+ are great for staying connected with family, friends and coworkers—even fans. But sharing and communicating with practically anyone in the digital realm has alienated us from most of the flesh-and-blood beings we see everyday—our neighbors. How well do you know your neighbors?
There is a secret world hidden just beneath the surface of every pond, lake, and stream. Those waters are filled with wails of hideous creates murdering other hideous creatures for food and sport. Beautiful animals like dragonflies and damselflies that you see in the light of day start their lives in this sparse spartan hellscape. Luckily, being giant mammals, we can pluck these creatures from the depths and look at all of their cool behaviors! All you need is a pond, net, and curiosity.
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The Arduino Ethernet Shield is a wonderful device for DIY electronics projects, and this project is really creative and awesome. In this video you will learn how to use an Arduino, a promixity sensor, and some LED lights to make a proximity-sensing, LED-lit, evil Jack-o'-Lantern that will terrorize your neighborhood and probably get stolen if you don't watch it like a hawk.
In this tutorial, learn how to turn an ordinary sunny day into a snowy scene in using Blender. You will get a step by step on adding white snow to your photo or drawing, as well as other realistic aspects like tire tracks and footprints. Follow along and get started. Even if you live in the middle of the dessert, you will be able to see what your neighborhood would look like under a blanket of winter.
You'll be the most popular parent in the neighborhood if you start mixing up these edible play dough recipes at home. This video from Mom Spark shows you two great ways to make it. The first recipe calls for peanut butter, so the second one is made especially to avoid allergens.
Needing to trip the feral cat population in your neighborhood. Well, it's time to make a trap, fill it with cats, and shut your trap. This good how to shows a trap you can build yourself, and the necessary tequinique to catch those cats.
This SUPER cool video shows how to make some fantastic percussion instruments out of items you can easily find around your house, or for cheap around your neighborhood. From plastic pails, PVC pipes, tin cans, buckets, 45 gallon drums and more. This video is short, but very inspiring when you see what cool things you can build on your own. Musical instruments can cost thousands of dollars, but with this video you can make dozens of instruments from items around your home!
Pesto sauce is a staple of Italian cooking and makes any type of pasta taste fantastic. But instead of going to your neighborhood Olive Garden, make it yourself at home! Just make sure you have a food processor lying around! In this video, chef Jason Hill shows you how to make a traditional pesto sauce from the Cinque Terre region. He will show you how to harvest and toast the pine nuts and shows you how he uses his food processor to create the sauce. Bon Appetite!
Doctors and nutritionists recommend we eat whole wheat and sprouted grains rather than white or enriched bread because it's healthier for us, but we know you probably don't follow that rule when you're starving and run into a convenience store for a quick snack (Ho hos, anyone?).
It's not brain surgery, but teeth whitening systems still hits the pocket books hard. However, there is a cheaper alternative to have the whitest teeth in the neighborhood, and it's called Photoshop. With Adobe Photoshop, you can have whiter teeth in seconds! Really. It's definitely the best tooth whitening remedy for those behind the camera lens. But remember… Photoshop is only a digital cure. You still might have to hide that smile in public… or consult a dentist.
First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect.
If you're lucky enough to have snow outside your front door right now, then you know how beautiful it can be to just take a walk around the neighborhood, watching as the soft snow glistens quietly. Mimic that same surreal magic by creating a makeup look inspired by snow.
When rap sensation Soulja Boy came out with his namesake hit "Crank That (Soulja Boy)" in 2007 you could walk past a single neighborhood block without witnesses at least one kid out in his driveway practicing the arm swishes and leg pops.
Losing weight can be simple if you follow one rule: Cut calories! In this Ask Amy tutorial, your neighborhood nutritionist shows you how to cut back on the calories and lose the weight easily without feeling like you are sacrificing your favorites. Follow Amy's advice and you will be fitting into your jeans easier sooner than you think!
If you're a baby boomer or at least older than 40, then you probably remember the Five and Dime stores around your neighborhood street corner. Carrying kitchy knick knacks like masks and cheap candies that even little kids could afford, they were quite the sensation in their day.
In this tutorial, learn all about Freecycle and see how you can join and get virtually anything you need for free. Moving into a new home? Nab a free sofa, fridge, TV and everything else online. Looking for a replacement part for your electronics, boxes for moving, lumber, a car.. anything? This website is extremely easy to use and is completely free and if you are willing to haul away the goods you can find many fantastic items.
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to apply light sources to 3D models in Photoshop.
How To: The Candy Hunter's Guide to Scoring Bigger, Better, & Boatloads of Sweet Treats on Halloween
While most people were worried about having the scariest costume when I was younger, I was always more interested in the candy. While everyone wasted time trying to perfect their costume, I was busy mapping out every detail in my city, finding the most efficient way of getting the most candy in my pillowcase(s) before the night ended. Although I'm long retired from the game, it's about time to pass along all of the tips and tricks I've learned from my youth for getting treats. So, here I pres...
Is there something strange in your neighborhood? Don't bother with a phone call, just watch this video and learn how to build your own EM pump. An EM pump improves EVps and attract paranormal entities. If you are going ghost hunting, you need an EM pump.
Before you whip out your iPhone and call your neighborhood plumber for a job that's sure to cost you a pretty penny, check out this video to learn how to do some impressive plumbing yourself. Using a few tools you probably already have lying around your house, you'll learn how to install a shower base in your shower unit and then connect it with the drain - effectively, you'll be setting up a plumbing system.
Brisket makes a tasty addition to your next neighborhood barbecue. Start with an apple vinegar brine, then add a spicy dry rub and mango juice. Now your brisket is ready to be taken outside and smoked (use a charcoal grill for even heating). And then you will have a delicious brisket!
This video tutorial is in the Computers & Programming category where you will learn how to save multiple locations in Yelp. Yelp is great for finding businesses in your neighborhood. You can also search for something in other cities. You can enter the location in the 'near' box to search for something somewhere else. You can also save locations to easily search later. Click on 'account' and then on 'manage saved locations'. Here you click on 'add new location', type in the location name and t...
Take walks for exercise, to roam around your neighborhood, or just to get outside? Want to know how far you walked? Well, it's easy to do with MapMyWalks and Google Maps! One of the salient advantages of a Google Android smartphone over, say, an Apple iPhone, is the inherent extendibility of the open-source Android mobile OS. There are a seemingly infinite number of settings to tweak and advanced features to discover and use. This free video tutorial will show you how to map out your walks us...
Nothin' says BBQ like a big rack of smoked beef ribs. In this tutorial, learn how to smoke some beef ribs yourself and make the whole neighborhood jealous with the delicious smokey smell. Your instructor in this video used apple wood, hickory and a little pecan to smoke his ribs. You can use the same woods or choose some that you like better, but in the end, if you follow the process in the video you will be chewin' on some delicious beef tonight!
You can create a kleptomaniac sim in Sims 3, and use him to run amok in your neighborhood and burgle all the neighbor's houses! From creating the sim to pulling off your first heist, this video shows you how to accomplish theft in Sims 3.
Just starting out with your Jerk dancing? In this JusJerk video, some ladies from the neighborhood who go by the name "L7" teach a beginning Jerk dancer the basic Jerk step, as well as the Pin Drop and Reject.
Live in a shady neighborhood? Learn how you can keep your car from getting ripped off? Protect your vehicle by parking it in smart areas like well lit streets or in front of an angry dog. Also, don't drive the nicest car on the street. It's too flashy and will incite interest.
Get the neighborhood association off your back—or just do yourself proud with this how to video, where you learn to mow your lawn like a professional.
This week, in celebration of Tim Burtons new movie Sweeney Todd, Thread Heads hangs out with the Oscar award winning costume designer, Colleen Atwood, in this instructional video. Plus we turn some neighborhood thrift store finds into some Sweeney Todd inspired Victorian trash outfits. This is one how-to video you won't want to miss.
Have your ever wanted to build a bird feeder? Do you want to know what types of birds live in your neighborhood? If the answer to one of these questions is yes, then this video is for you. Bre Pettis will teach you how to make two different types of bird feeders and then how to attach a webcam to the feeders so you can watch the birds.
The video shows how to effectively be aware and get rid of possible webworms or aphids on your mesquites so they won't get damaged later. Here, John White invited Annete Peterson to show how to do so. She starts by informing from what she saw that many mesquites from her neighborhood have deformed leaves and mainly several of them have stripped branches at the tips of the trees. He explains that one of the problems is a webworm on the leaf of the mesquite, and it eats the leaves of the plant ...